Deaths of note from around the world:
Pete Elliott, 86: All-American who played on two unbeaten football teams at the University of Michigan in the late 1940s, then coached California (1958) and Illinois (1963) to appearances in the Rose Bowl. After retiring from coaching, he became executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame from 1979 to 1996. Died Friday in Canton, Ohio, of congestive heart failure.
Henriette “Etty" Allen, 90: Matriarch of a famed American football family and mother to former Virginia Gov. George F. Allen. Her late husband, George H. Allen, was head coach of the Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins during a four-decade career and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Another son, Bruce Allen, is currently general manager of the Redskins. Died Jan. 2 in Richmond, Va.